Fifty years is a long time ago but I remember it well
Reflections on peace from Paris
Overcoming adversity, a hallmark of being a Buddhist
Most people, I suspect, celebrate anniversaries as special occasions. These are different. They’re reference points in the tapestry of life. Signposts of events that have significantly affected the trajectory of my existence or describe it. Arriving in Vietnam 50 years ago. Writing a book about what transpired and how it changed me for the better.
Franco-American writer and professor Michele de Gastyne offers her views and agreement on SGI leader Ikeda's proposal to put youth in the forefront of dealing with the problems of nuclear proliferation, refugees, xenophobia and more. It's a long and densely worded article, reflecting both the thoughts of Daisaku Ikeda and de Gastyne's consideration of them.
Tony Goodlette spent eight years in Vietnam from 1967-1975. He still suffers health effects from that time. But the Buddhism he began practicing a few years later has enabled him to make even more valuable contributions to America and the world, with humanism and compassion. Read the interview for details of this man's interesting life.
It's not cheap, but it's worth it. Be advised: this is not a "wing it" vacation. Planning is essential if you're to make the most of your family's time and money. Juanita explains it all--well much of it anyway. We don't have enough room here. But she tells you where you can find out more.
Did you watch the PBS series on the Vietnam War? This 10-part, 18-hour film is among the best and most comprehensive feature on that war--with interviews from both sides and more. Stream it from the web and much more on the PBS site. Or take a peek at some beautiful travel photos from Nat Geo.
More on financial planning (boring or droll--it's important). Weight-loss techniques that actually WORK--the publisher can prove it! You won't believe how much he's lost. Building that dream home--realizing a boomer fantasy; another true-life experience. We'll explain some alternatives and offer tips on buying a house. Plus the usual: Like an interview and items worth noting
Sally Cronin’s fabulous site is indeed a smorgasbord, with a potpourri of posts across a broad topical spectrum. There's health, nutrition medical news. She freely promotes fellow authors. Most importantly, Sally tells readers about her own books--providing reviews and telling us where to get them. She's been a storyteller most of her life, she says.